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Only 3 Days Left to Donate in 2017

Only three days left to donate in 2017! Read more
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Honor a Loved One With a Gift in Their Name

What I need, what anyone living with and dying from breast cancer needs, is a breast cancer organization that’s working tirelessly to make sure people’s health comes before corporate profit. Breast Cancer Action is that organization.  Join me today in making a donation in... Read more
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Science Matters. Evidence Matters.

We have a long history of making sure women have EVIDENCE-BASED information about breast cancer. And we’re not about to give that up anytime soon. But we need your help! By making your year-end donation right now you're helping ensure Breast Cancer Action has the... Read more
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In Times Like These, What Would Barbara Brenner Do?

Barbara defined Breast Cancer Action’s persona and voice: fearless, smart, fierce, unapologetic, and, at the same time, compassionate. I can’t think of a better way to honor her memory while actually standing up to the current threats of these times, than to make a donation... Read more
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Your Help Now is Crucial!

Breast Cancer Action is committed to a day when fewer women are diagnosed with breast cancer, when no community is disproportionately impacted by this devastating disease, and when all women have access to more effective, less toxic breast cancer treatments. We need Breast... Read more
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SABCS 2017: Optimal Duration and Dosing of Adjuvant Chemotherapy is Still Unclear

Dosing and the duration of adjuvant chemotherapy was a prominent theme in the first two days of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Adjuvant chemotherapy is a very common treatment for breast cancer patients—It’s what patients are given after primary treatments,... Read more
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Time to Bring it Home! Pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act

When lymph nodes are removed or damaged during breast cancer treatment, it can cause a condition known as lymphedema that results in painful swelling of the limbs. It’s estimated that up to 53 percent of women with breast cancer will eventually develop lymphedema, but many... Read more
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A Message from Sandra Steingraber

In these dark times, when we can’t trust the EPA and other government agencies to protect us, we need a fearless organization to stand up to Big Business. An organization that will DEMAND that public health come before corporate profits. We need a cancer advocate who speaks... Read more
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SABCS 2017: Progress, Yes. But it’s Too Soon to be Celebrating

It’s good to see where we’ve been, and that we’re no longer living with the standard of care being radical mastectomies, but the truth is women are still dying of breast cancer. We still need to be doing more, we need to be doing it faster and we need to be doing it... Read more
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Knowing the Threats We’re Facing

We have our work cut out for us and we’ve never been more urgently needed than at this critical time, when healthcare is threatened and regulatory agencies are being disempowered. We're facing reductions in healthcare coverage, an increased risk of exposure to cancer-linked... Read more
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